BRIEF-Moody's Assigns B3 Rating To Pakistan's US-Dollar Notes

Last Updated: Wed, Dec 06, 2017 18:40 hrs

Dec 6 (Reuters) - Moody's Investors Service:

* MOODY'S ASSIGNS B3 RATING TO PAKISTAN'S US-DOLLAR NOTES

* MOODY'S SAYS PAKISTAN'S INSTITUTIONAL STRENGTH IMPROVING FROM VERY LOW BASE, REFLECTING SIGNIFICANT TRACTION ON REFORMS FOLLOWING RECENT IMF PROGRAM

* MOODY'S SAYS PAKISTAN'S CREDIT PROFILE BALANCES ROBUST GROWTH POTENTIAL, RELATIVELY LARGE ECONOMY AGAINST LOW INCOME LEVELS, INFRASTRUCTURE CONSTRAINTS Source text: (http://bit.ly/2jj9gj5)

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